As was stated throughout this article and lecture, Masonry seem to be a harmless and benevolent organization to the public and the majority of its members, who are in the “Blue Degrees.” It is especially clear to the officials of the Roman Catholic Church and others in the know that Masonry and the Church are locked into a spiritual and psychological battle for the souls on earth. This battle is ideological and that is irreconcilable. William T. Still quotes a French Masonic author Le Couteulx de Canteleu, who wrote Les Sectes et Societies Secretes, in 1863. This book explains the aim of secret societies. “As a whole [it] was, is and will always be the struggle against the Church and the Christian religion, and the struggle of those who have not against those who have .... All secret societies have almost analogous initiations, from the Egyptian to the Illuminati, and most of them form a chain and give rise to others (p. 98).”
Quoting from William Still’s book, another French writer Vicomte Leon de Poncins, explained that the aim of Freemasonry is “to pervert the Christian nature of Western civilization into a Masonic “religion” he called “atheist rationalism.” According to de Poncins, the destruction of Christianity is “indispensable” to Masonry in order to establish this “new political and social city... in its place.’ ... the deeper meaning of the struggle is religious. It is a conflict between God and man lead by reason alone (p. 98)”
This ends Part Two of this lecture.
By DeVita Brown
Edited by: Dr. Lee Warren
What is Freemasonry? What is a Secret Society?
History of Freemasonry - Ancient roots of Masonry
Craft of Masonry
Do Freemasons fall into one of three groups?
Structure of the Freemasonry
Freemasonry, the Universal Religion
God of the Freemasonry
What is the Mystery of the light of Freemasonry?
Other Beliefs of Masons Important figures an/or events in Free Masonic History
Secrets and Power of the Masons Revealed
Are Freemasons and Secret societies operating by a pattern?
What are the goals of the Freemasonry?